03 Apr 2014 15:30
Japanese nationals who are hospitality professionals have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky by joining Etihad Airways’ World’s Leading Airline Cabin Crew.
People interested in
attending the recruitment day and joining the airline’s award-winning team of
cabin crew, food and beverage managers, and qualified inflight chefs, should
register in advance by visiting www.etihad.com/careers/cabin.
The recruitment day will take place in Narita on
Tuesday 15 April. It will offer applicants the opportunity to meet Etihad
Airways’ recruitment specialists who will provide comprehensive information
about living in Abu Dhabi and the dynamics of working with guests at 30,000
New cabin crew members undergo a seven-week training program conducted
at Etihad Airways’ state-of-the-art Training Academy in Abu Dhabi.
Aubrey Tiedt, Etihad
Airways’ Vice President Guest Services, said: “To support the rapid and dynamic
expansion of Etihad Airways, we are delighted to host our recruitment drive in
Japan, a strategically important market for the airline.
“We hope to attract
and recruit individuals who are incredibly passionate and dedicated to
delivering remarkable hospitality.”
“Our team hails from more than 110 nationalities and enjoys great career
development opportunities commencing as a cabin crew, in-flight chef or food
and beverage manager and progressing to onboard leadership and management
Nearly 100 Japanese
nationals currently work for Etihad Airways, including 54 cabin crew and three
Cabin crew are all
based in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the
United Arab Emirates.
Etihad Airways’ staff
enjoy many benefits including medical insurance and housing support, in
addition to access to a wealth of world-class leisure, sports and entertainment
commenced services between Abu Dhabi and Japan in February 2010 with an initial
four weekly flights to Nagoya, followed in March 2010 by a daily service to
Tokyo (Narita). The airline currently operates daily flights between Abu Dhabi
and both Japanese cities.
Etihad Airways won the prestigious titles of World’s
Leading Airline, World’s Leading First Class, and World’s Leading Airline Cabin
Crew at the World Travel Awards held in November 2013 in Doha, Qatar.